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Title: Two piston V-type Stirling engine

Abstract

A two piston Stirling engine which includes a heat exchanger arrangement placing the cooler and regenerator directly adjacent the compression space for minimal cold duct volume; a sealing arrangement which eliminates the need for piston seals, crossheads and piston rods; and a simplified power control system.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. North Troy, NY
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
866099
Patent Number(s):
4633668
Assignee:
Mechanical Technology Incorporated (Latham, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F02 - COMBUSTION ENGINES F02G - HOT GAS OR COMBUSTION-PRODUCT POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT ENGINE PLANTS
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F05 - INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04 F05C - INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO MATERIALS, MATERIAL PROPERTIES OR MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS FOR MACHINES, ENGINES OR PUMPS OTHER THAN NON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES
DOE Contract Number:  
DEN3-32
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
piston; v-type; stirling; engine; heat; exchanger; arrangement; placing; cooler; regenerator; directly; adjacent; compression; space; minimal; cold; duct; volume; sealing; eliminates; seals; crossheads; rods; simplified; power; control; piston stirling; power control; heat exchange; heat exchanger; stirling engine; piston rod; sealing arrangement; piston rods; /60/

Citation Formats

Corey, John A. Two piston V-type Stirling engine. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Corey, John A. Two piston V-type Stirling engine. United States.
Corey, John A. Thu . "Two piston V-type Stirling engine". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866099.
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year = {1987},
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